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Ronald D. Keefe

Phone: (906) 226-2543
Fax: (906) 226-2819

Ron received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and law degree from Wayne State University. He has been practicing law in Marquette since 1973.

Ron is a past president of the State Bar of Michigan and is a fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation and the American Bar Foundation. He is a director emeritus of the Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society and is a hearing panelist for the Attorney Discipline Board. Ron is engaged in the general practice of law with emphasis in municipal law and mediation.


  • Wayne State University, J.D., 1972;
  • Michigan State University, B.A., 1967.


  • 1973, Michigan;
  • 1973, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan;
  • 1976, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan;
  • 1978, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.


  • Marquette County Bar Association;
  • State Bar of Michigan (President 2007-2008);
  • American Bar Association (House of Delegates 2006-2008);
  • Federal Bar Association.


  • Fellow: Michigan State Bar Foundation;
  • Fellow: American Bar Foundation;
  • Hearing Panelist, State of Michigan Attorney Discipline Board;
  • Board of Directors, Northern Michigan Trial Skills Workshop (1990-2016);
  • Certified Voluntary Facilitative Mediator, U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan;
  • Director Emeritus, Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society;
  • Chair, State Bar of Michigan District A Character and Fitness Committee;
  • Secretary, State Bar of Michigan Master Lawyers Section Council;
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan Past Presidents' Advisory Council;
  • Chair, State Bar of Michigan Education & Events Committee;
  • Michigan State Bar Foundation Trustee (2006-2008);
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan Judicial Task Force (2009-2010);
  • Member, State Bar of Michigan 21st Century Practice Task Force (2015-2016);
  • Achievement Award, State Bar of Michigan Negligence Law Section (2008);
  • Robert A. Hess Award, State Bar of Michigan Senior Lawyers Section (2008);
  • Proclamation of Excellence, Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys (2008);
  • William L. Steude Ethics and Civility in Local Government Award, Michigan Association of Municipal Attorneys (2012).

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